Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium

Keltner, Wakeland, '91, Shake Up 'Society' in Isaac Symposium Presentations

Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, and Dacher Keltner, 2018 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium
An ancient philosophical question—explored through modern scientific study—and an alumna's work transforming the nation's second-largest city were featured as part of Albion College's 29th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, delivered the Isaac Alumni Lecture on April 18, while University of California, Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner presented the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote on April 19.

Psychologist, Author Dacher Keltner to Keynote 2018 Isaac Symposium

Dacher Keltner (left) and Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91
Renowned psychologist and author Dacher Keltner and Los Angeles First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, will present the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address and the Elkin R. Isaac Alumni Lecture, respectively, as part of the 2018 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, Albion College's annual two-day celebration of student research and scholarship. Wakeland speaks Wednesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Norris Center's Towsley Lecture Hall, while Keltner concludes the symposium Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in Goodrich Chapel.

A Granddaughter's Portrait of a General and President Caps 28th Isaac Symposium

Mary Jean Eisenhower delivers the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address to conclude the 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.
An appreciative audience got a unique, behind-the-scenes look at history as presidential granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower presented the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address on April 20. The evening capped Albion's 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, which saw approximately 100 students present original work on topics ranging from equine aromatherapy to cancer cell death, and Great Lakes sailing songs to sustainability and climate change.

Presidential Granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower to Keynote Isaac Symposium

Mary Jean Eisenhower (left) and Nick Whitney, '00
Mary Jean Eisenhower shares her remarkable career in international peace work as Albion College's 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote speaker on Thursday, April 20. The College's 28th annual two-day Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium opens Wednesday, April 19, with the Isaac Alumni Lecture, to be given by shark researcher Nick Whitney, '00.

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